Special Topic Classes | Davidson River Outfitters
Special Topic Classes | Davidson River Outfitters
Special Topic Classes | Davidson River Outfitters

Special Topic Classes

This class is limited to six people and costs $25 per participant. Please Call to book.

Spey Class, May 11th, 12:00 pm (Instructor J.E.B. Hall)

Join us for an unforgettable experience on the river as we explore the art of Spey Casting! This class is perfect for anglers looking to up their game and try the exciting world of Spey fly casting. From the elegant casting techniques to the thrill of catching a trout on a swinging fly, you'll leave this class with a newfound appreciation for this versatile and dynamic approach to fly fishing. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, our expert instructors will guide you through the basics and give you the skills you need to succeed.

European and Tightline Nymphing, June 1st, 9:00 am (Instructor Rob Lilley)

Our European and Tightline Nymphing class will take you on a journey through the history and practice of this traditional method, from its origins on the rivers of Europe to its modern-day applications in waters around the world. You'll learn how to read the water, present your flies accurately, and feel the subtle strikes of even the most finicky fish. Our expert instructor will guide you through every step of the process, giving you the tools you need to master this timeless technique. So whether you're a seasoned angler or just starting, join us and discover the thrill of tight line nymphing!

Rigging for Trout and Bass, June 15th, 9:00 am (Instructor Jason Marquardt)

Join Jason for an insightful morning dedicated to unraveling the secrets of successful fly fishing setups for trout and bass. In this class, you'll learn essential knot-tying techniques and how to set up systems for these popular species for nymph, dry fly, and streamer fishing. Gain practical insights into pairing the right combination of fly lines, leaders, tippets, flies, and rods to optimize your fishing experience. Don't miss out on this opportunity to elevate your fly fishing game.

Intermediate Fly Casting, July 12th, 9:00 am (Instructor Kevin Howell)

Ready to take your fly casting to the next level? Our Intermediate Fly Casting class will challenge and inspire even the most seasoned anglers. From mastering the double haul to perfecting your distance casting, our expert instructor, Kevin Howell, will help you unlock the full potential of your fly rod. With hands-on instruction and personalized feedback, you'll learn new techniques and refine your skills to cast confidently in any situation. So whether you're chasing big game fish or simply looking to improve your technique, this class is your ticket to becoming a true fly-casting pro.

Tenkara, July 13th, 8:00 am (Instructor Landon Lipke)

Embrace the simplicity and elegance of Tenkara fly fishing with our immersive Tenkara class! This ancient Japanangling method has been famous for its minimalist approach and simplicity. Our expert instructor, Landon Lipke, will guide you through the art of Tenkara, from selecting the perfect rod and ine to mastering the precise casting techniques and fly presentation methods. You'll learn how to connect with nature, read the water, and catch fish in a new way. With its minimal gear and unique approach, Tenkara is perfect for backpacking, hiking, bi, king, or simply enjoying a peaceful day on the water, So whether you're a seasoned angler or new to the sport, join us and experience the beauty and tranquility of Tenkara fly fishing.

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These classes are aimed at folks who want to be serious about fishing and want to step up their game. All experience levels are welcome!


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Our area has hundreds of miles of streams and rivers to explore, giving DRO's guides a large canvas on which to create your fishing adventure. Whether you are looking for a two-hour introduction to fly fishing for trout or a full-day float trip in the hunt for Musky, we've got the perfect guided fishing experience for you.

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